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BART Gets Green Light To Use New Passenger Cars

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — After several delays, BART officials were given the green light late Wednesday night by the state Public Utilities Commission to put 10 new passengers cars into service. 277 more words


North America's largest transit system is the acid test for electric buses

Compared with other bus system’s in North America, New York City’s is gigantic. It daily serves over two million passengers across all five boroughs with 5,700 buses, 330 routes, and 16,000 stops, and it operates in a uniquely hostile environment of stop-and-go traffic. 311 more words

Park-and-ride lots, area development are not mutually exclusive at transit stations

To park or to develop is a key question for transit station area planning. While park-and-ride facilities are one of the primary ways that transit riders reach stations, using the surrounding land for development allows passengers to shop or do other activities and can help reduce auto dependence. 537 more words

Transportation Research

Transit Gets All the Flack When the Super Bowl Comes to Town

There are typical football games: large, crowded events with intoxicated tailgaters and truck advertisements galore. Then there is the Super Bowl: a high-security event attended by superstardom where the average ticket price runs in the thousands.1 This year’s Super Bowl, denoted by “LII”, is to be hosted in Minneapolis at the US Bank stadium on Sunday, February 4. 1,206 more words


No refunds planned, RTM says after two days of commuter train delays

Frozen track switches and mechanical glitches caused delays once again on Montreal’s suburban train lines Tuesday, but commuters shouldn’t expect any reimbursements, transit authorities said. 613 more words

Local News

RTM reassures commuters as winter wreaks havoc on Montreal's suburban train lines

Commuters stuck in immobile trains just metres from their downtown terminus, unable to disembark for more than 40 minutes.

Commuters standing on platforms in the minus-20 C chill, unable to board because the trains that arrived were eight cars long instead of the usual 10, and already packed full. 1,177 more words

Local News

Update: Service resumes on Montreal métro's Orange Line

The métro’s Orange Line was shut down for more than an hour Monday afternoon between the Côte-Vertu and Berri-UQAM stations.

The shut down was due to emergency medical services, the STM said, and was first announced around 2:50 p.m. 6 more words